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Dec 10, 2012 12:00am EST
better than that. this is one-fifth of the u.s. economy and competition seems to be wrong level and patients frustrated. the other reason i wrote the book is doctors are getting crushed right now. they have declining medicare payments, they've got increasing overhead. hospitals have more expenses. now practice rates are going up. the burnout rate in healthcare is 46%. doctors are getting crushed and i felt like we needed a voice and it's okay to talk to the general public. >> host: you make the point that medical mistakes are the third leading cause of death in the united states. that's a shocking figure. can you talk about that? cincinnati was shocking even for me as somebody interested in this field of quality to see it put in that way. medical mistakes, number three. we kill as many people from medical mistakes as we do from car accidents and other -- three, four and five causes of death in the u.s. i guess i never really thought of it that way 'we don't really talk as openly and honestly about mistakes as we should in our profession, to be very clear. you think about, number one
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Dec 8, 2012 10:00pm EST
. this is one fits almost of the u.s. economy and competition just seems to be at the wrong level and patients are frustrated. another reason i wrote the book is that doctors are getting crushed right now. they have got declining medicare payments. they have got increasing overhead, hospitals have more expenses. malpractice rates are going up. the burnout rate is 46% and doctors are getting crushed right now and i just felt like we needed a voice out there and it's okay to talk to the general public. >> host: so you make the point that medical mistakes for the third leading cause of death in the united states. that is a shocking figure. can you talk a little bit about that? >> guest: it was shocking even for me as someone interested in the skill and quality to put it in that way. medical mistakes. we kill as many people from medical mistakes as we do from car accidents and other three, four and five causes in the u.s.. i guess i've never really thought of it that way because we don't really talk as openly and honestly about mistakes as we showed in our profession, to be very blunt. th
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